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Kwame Kilpatrick to spend weekend in prison on parole violations

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By M.L. Elrick
FOX 2 News Investigative Reporter


DETROIT (WJBK) -- Kwame Kilpatrick's trip to pick up $2,000 at a Macomb County Walmart -- a story Fox 2 broke earlier this month -- has landed the former mayor back in prison.

Over the last ten years, Kilpatrick has stayed in a lot of accommodations that have been paid for by taxpayers. This is the worst of them. He is in the old Ryan Correctional Facility.

The former mayor agreed to the stay behind bars after state officials charged him with 14 parole violations. The deal means Kilpatrick will avoid a parole hearing that could expose him to a longer return to prison.

"As it relates to the $2,000 that he received, yeah, he messed up and he admitted that," said Kilpatrick attorney Todd Flood.  "So we've learned.  We're going to cooperate through these investigations.  There isn't anything that we think that he's done that warrants anything more than what he's going through."

Kilpatrick has been wearing a tether and living under virtual house arrest in his mother's home since we aired the video of the former mayor stopping by the Walmart in Chesterfield Township last month to cash a $2,000 wire transfer from Chicago Pastor Corey Brooks. Brooks told us he was responding to a solicitation letter Kilpatrick sent claiming that his family was going through hard times and needed financial assistance.

Kilpatrick never reported the gift to parole officials, as he was required to do.

Our report prompted the state to start asking questions about who else gave Kilpatrick money. He told parole agents he received a few thousand more dollars via MoneyGram wire transfers.

Fox 2 has learned that among those who gave Kilpatrick money were Erik Rayford (see photo), a high school classmate and former official of the nonprofit Kilpatrick Civic Fund that Kilpatrick is accused of using as a personal piggy bank. Rayford's father, Dave, served as Kilpatrick's chief technology officer after he was elected mayor in 2001. Natashia Dooley also reportedly sent Kilpatrick money.

Kilpatrick's problems may not be resolved with his weekend getaway at the Gray Bar Hotel.  State officials are continuing to investigate whether he received other payments he failed to report.

The former mayor's incarceration is not expected to interfere with his federal trial on dozens of criminal charges, ranging from racketeering to extortion to bribery to mail and wire fraud and tax evasion. The case, which has been in trial for five months, is expected to go to the jury sometime next month.

Kilpatrick didn't comment on the story upon his arrival at the federal courthouse Friday morning.

Kwame's 14 parole violations, according to MDOC spokesperson Russ Marlan:

Count 1, Violation of Condition 01, Contact field agent:
On or about 10/19/2012, you submitted a false and inaccurate report by failing to report a money transfer of $500.00 (84924250) to Carlita Kilpatrick on 09/24/2012 by Money Gram International, in which, you paid $37.00 for services rendered.

Count 2, Violation of Condition 10 and Special Condition 99.3, Unique Condition:
On or about 10/19/2012, you failed to comply with the written Order of Parole Board (99.3) by not fully disclosing a complete account of your monthly household expenditures and income for the month of September in 2012.

Count 3, Violation of Condition 01, Contact field agent:
On or about 10/31/2012, you submitted a false and inaccurate report by failing to report a money transfer of $700.00 (49956551) to Carlita Kilpatrick on 10/19/2012 by Money Gram International, in which, you paid $50.00 for services rendered.

Count 4, Violation of Condition 10 and Special Condition 99.3, Unique Condition:
On or about 10/31/2012, you failed to comply with the written Order of Parole Board (99.3) by not fully disclosing a complete account of your monthly household expenditures and income for the month of October in 2012.

Count 5, Violation of Condition 01, Contact field agent:
On or about 11/28/2012, you submitted a false and inaccurate report by failing to report, you received two separate transactions of $899.99 (64168996) and (53569426) from Erik Rayford on 11/09/2012 by Money Gram International for the total sum of $1,799.98.

Count 6, Violation of Condition 01, Contact field agent:
On or about 11/28/2012, you submitted a false and inaccurate report by failing to report a money transfer of $650.00 (54893325) to Carlita Kilpatrick on 11/14/2012 by Money Gram International, in which, you paid $50.00 for services rendered.

Count 7, Violation of Condition 01, Contact field agent:
On or about 11/28/2012, you submitted a false and inaccurate report by failing to report a money transfer of $450.00 (78096630) to Carlita Kilpatrick on 11/15/2012 by Money Gram International, in which, you paid $37.00 for services rendered.

Count 8, Violation of Condition 10 and Special Condition 99.3, Unique Condition:
On or about 11/28/2012, you failed to comply with the written Order of Parole Board (99.3) by not fully disclosing a complete account of your monthly household expenditures and income for the month of November in 2012.

Count 9, Violation of Condition 10 and Special Condition 99.3, Unique Condition:
On or about 12/11/2012, you failed to comply with the written Order of Parole Board (99.3) by not fully disclosing a complete account of your monthly household expenditures and income for the month of September, October and November in 2012.

Count 10, Violation of Condition 01, Contact field agent:
On or about 12/11/2012, you submitted a false and inaccurate report by not fully disclosing a complete account of your monthly household expenditures and income for the month of September 2012, October 2012 and November in 2012.

Count 11, Violation of Condition 01, Contact field agent:
On or about 01/04/2013, you submitted a false and inaccurate report by failing to report you received $2,000.00 (23068872) from Corey B. Brooks on 12/11/2012 by Money Gram International.

Count 12, Violation of Condition 01, Contact field agent:
On or about 01/04/2013, you submitted a false and inaccurate report by failing to report you received $250.00 (23068872) from Natashia Dooley on 12/26/2012 by Money Gram International.

Count 13, Violation of Condition 10 and Special Condition 99.3, Unique Condition:
On or about 01/04/2013, you failed to comply with the written Order of Parole Board (99.3) by not fully disclosing a complete account of your monthly household expenditures and income for the month of September 2012, October 2012, November 2012 and December in 2012.

Count 14, Violation of Condition 01, Contact field agent:
On or about 01/04/2013, you submitted a false and inaccurate report by not fully disclosing a complete account of your monthly household expenditures and income for the month of September 2012, October 2012, November 2012 and December in 2012.

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